Tag Archives: Parent Engagement

Teaching healthy habits to young children: A joint effort

Children learn healthy habits early and they pick them up by seeing adults in their lives model healthy behavior and by being encouraged to do it themselves. So who are they picking these habits up from? Those they spend the … Continue reading

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Why Parent Engagement is more than a buzz word

Parent engagement is a hot topic in early childhood education and for good reason. The definition of parenting is different now than it was even a few years ago and that means it is an ever-evolving issue for educators.  One … Continue reading

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Is the back-to-school glow gone? Bring the shine back

For most of us school has been back in session for several weeks. The luster of the new clothes, backpacks, and classmates has begun to wear off. So what can you do to re-engage students and get them excited to … Continue reading

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How to get started with Parent Engagement

From the Washington Post to Education Week, the topic of parent engagement has been making headlines. Some states are now including parent engagement as a component of evaluation for both teachers and curriculums. Grants specifically for engagement programs are increasing, … Continue reading

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